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Quick Connect: OAL Subsea Pipeline Completed

Mar 01, 2024

Making a twist on the proverb 'necessity is the mother of invention', GASCADE Gastransport GmbH and StreamTec Solutions AG completed the Ostsee Anbindungsleitung (OAL) subsea pipeline connecting the Mukran LNG terminal to the German energy grid at Lubmin in 18 months…

TotalEnergies Signs 16-Year LNG Supply Deal with Sembcorp

Feb 29, 2024

French energy major TotalEnergies has signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Sembcorp Fuels, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries.The deal entails the delivery of up to 0.8 million…

Qatar's Bigger LNG Expansion to Squeeze US, Other Rivals

Feb 28, 2024

Qatar's planned expansion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) production could see it control nearly 25% share of the global market by 2030 and squeeze out rival projects including in the United States where President Biden paused new export approvals…

Woodside and Kogas Agree LNG Supply Deal

Feb 27, 2024

Woodside has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the long-term supply of LNG to Korea.The SPA provides for the supply of approximately 0.5 million tonnes per annum of LNG for a period of 10.5 years on a delivered basis…

Energos Celsius FSRU Reaches Its Final Destination

Feb 26, 2024

Energos Celsius floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), on a long-term for New Fortress Energy (NFE), has arrived to NFE’s LNG terminal in Barcarena in Brazil’s Pará state.The FSRU Energos Celsius was built by Seatrium and delivered to NFE in December 2023…

QatarEnergy Expanding North Field LNG Development

Feb 25, 2024

QatarEnergy has announced that it is proceeding with a new LNG expansion project, the “North Field West” project, to raise the nation’s LNG production capacity to 142 million tons per annum (MTPA) before the end of this decade.This represents an increase of almost 85% from current production levels…

Shell's LNG Trading Makes $2.4B in Final 2023 Quarter

Feb 23, 2024

Nearly a third of Shell's profit in the fourth quarter of 2023 came from the $2.4 billion it made in trading liquefied natural gas (LNG) as it captured strong demand ahead of winter, three sources close to the company told Reuters.Shell did…

Woodside Sells 15.1% Scarborough Stake to JERA for $1.4B

Feb 23, 2024

Australia's Woodside Energy has entered agreement with Japan’s largest power generation company JERA for the sale of 15.1% non-operating participating interest in the Scarborough gas field development project offshore Australia.The total consideration…

Pioneering Spirit Completes Infield Pipelay Work at BP’s LNG Scheme

Feb 21, 2024

Allseas’ construction vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed the infield pipelay scope for BP’s ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquified natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Two months after arriving in the field…

Woodside Welcomes First Modules for Scarborough Gas Project

Feb 21, 2024

The first three Pluto Train 2 modules for the Scarborough energy project have arrived in Karratha in  Western Australia, marking a significant milestone for the Woodside Energy’s gas development.The modules, fabricated by Bechtel in Indonesia…

Equinor Pens 15-Year LNG Supply Deal with Indian Firm

Feb 19, 2024

Norway’s energy major Equinor and the Indian fertilizer and petrochemical company Deepak Fertilisers have signed a 15-year agreement for supplies of liquefied natural gas (LNG) with deliveries starting in 2026.Equinor’s growing global LNG portfolio…

Brassavola Completes Maiden Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering Operation

Feb 19, 2024

Pavilion Energy, the charterer of Singapore’s recently delivered first membrane LNG bunker vessel Brassavola, has concluded its first Ship-to-Ship (STS) LNG bunkering operation.Pavilion Energy said on February 19, 2024, the bunkering operation to Rio Tinto chartered dual-fueled bulk carrier…

Red Sea Disruption to Impact Deliveries, Not Output, QatarEnergy CEO Says

Feb 19, 2024

Disruption to shipping in the Red Sea region will impact QatarEnergy's deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG) but not its production, CEO Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday.'It's only going to take longer to get it there. But it will not reach…

Saipem Gets Go-Ahead to Restart Pipelaying Ops Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2024

Italian offshore services company Saipem has received an approval from the Australian regulator NOPSEMA to restart pipelaying operations at Woodside’s Scarborough gas field, following an offshore trunkline installation incident in late January 2024…

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